Monthly Archives: April 2010

More steps…

Looks like I’ve picked up a partner in crime for this challenge. I was a bit hesitant at first, since this now means its not just me working on this, and I’m working on her 6:30am suggestion (?!!). But after … Continue reading

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Meditation on Meditations OFF the Mat

It dawned on me the other day, as I was on my way to the swings, that I have been meditating for years. Not in the traditional sense of a quiet, seated, intentional meditation, but in my own way. I … Continue reading

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Oops!

Completely forgot to post last night. I’ve had this Meditations on Meditation / Meditation OFF the Mat idea kicking around in my head that I was going to post on, but, well, forgot. I’ll get it up tonight. Great practice … Continue reading

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Falling

So I fell off the wagon this weekend. Excuses came up, and I caved. Didn’t practice yesterday, though I was not totally yoga free, as I went to a gentle, almost restorative class. But I’m still pissed. I knew it … Continue reading

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Day 5

A frustrating practice, if I can even call it that. Didn’t practice this morning, so I didn’t get on my mat until late tonight – once my head was full of things to debate, distract, and destroy any hope for … Continue reading

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Get back up

Key lesson today: wake up! And I did 🙂 Woke up at 6a, so I would have time to practice before heading out for the day. I only really did about an hour, but it felt good. Eased up a … Continue reading

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Just get on the mat

Turns out, body wanted a full practice. Surya B-style vinyasa’s thrown into the standing series and all. And a deep savasana. Just goes to show, its always worth it to get on the mat and see where it takes you.

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Stumbling.

Day Three. Woot. And OW! So, I’ve reached that point where my brain’s saying “yeah, lets do this!” and my body is going “hold on… OW! Didn’t we do this yesterday, and the day before, and the day before and…. … Continue reading

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Second steps

Today, Captain Critic showed up to practice with me. I’m not talking about my exboyfriend, but instead about that little voice in my head. Ironically, they sound very similar, nevertheless, she was there to remind me it was hard, I … Continue reading

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First steps

I stayed with my breath through nearly the whole practice. Its amazing how different it feels to move with the breath, letting each inhale and exhale dictate the next movement. I still struggle during Surya B to get from forward … Continue reading

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